I am prepared to mentor aspiring politicians: Tan Cheng Bock

I am prepared to mentor aspiring politicians: Tan Cheng Bock

Yahoo Singapore·2017-12-17 17:05

Former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock said he is prepared to groom aspiring political candidates from all across the political divide, but was coy about the prospect of becoming a rallying figure for the opposition.

“I would love to be a mentor to many people who want to go into the political arena, teach them the art of winning elections,” said Tan at a public forum on Saturday (16 December).

Asked by Yahoo News Singapore if he saw himself as a unifying figurehead for the opposition and if he was prepared to mentor say, Workers’ Party candidates, Tan responded at length, “I’m prepared to mentor any political group, even PAP chaps can come to me, I’ll still mentor them. Because the objective must be very clear: you want to train people who will be good MPs. MPs who will think of Singapore first.”

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